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Horticultural Volunteers

Type: Emotional / social support, Growing

Location: All of Plymouth

PLEASE NOTE: These roles are currently FULL. Please see our other available opportunities elsewhere on the site.

The Horticultural Therapy Trust (HTT) are looking for help from 4-5 Volunteers who are empathic, compassionate and have some experience of mentoring others. Enjoyment and care of wildlife and conservation are also core to this post, though there is no need for qualifications, more a personal attribute.

Volunteers are needed to help in an Ecotherapy project, in an inner city allotment garden, in Plymouth. Supporting improved holistic well-being for adults who experience severe long term mental health disability, including for example schizophrenia, social anxiety, depression and anxiety. Also as a short term space to help people find mental health recoveries from effects of the Covid 19 Crisis.

The posts are will be spilt according to availability over 3 days weekly Wednesday to Friday, hours from 10.30 to 3pm.

HTT will offer all supervision, support and informal training, we need reliability and honesty, volunteers are a valued part of the team with staff and participants.

It will be outside, so having growing (allotment) experience will help, carpentry/good DIY skills would be useful as well.

For more information about us, see our website: https://horticultural-therapy-trust.org/

PLEASE NOTE: These roles are currently FULL. Please see our other available opportunities elsewhere on the site.

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